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changed the direction of this country. >> roosevelt was elected and re-elected an incredible four times. the fdr memorial has four rooms, one for each of his terms in office. when he became president in 1933, our country was suffering the worst financial crisis in our history -- the great depression. statues of soup lines and dust bowl farmers illustrate those hard times. but why the man listening to a radio? >> there was no television then. how did you communicate? the president communicated via radio. >> fdr's way with words gave people hope in those dark days of the depression. carved on the memorial's walls are some of his most famous quotes. for example, "the only thing we have to fear is fear itself." >> if you give time and you really soak in and pay attention to what is being said in those statements, they're very powerful statements. >> something else that makes a very powerful statement is the memorial's use of water. what does the water symbolize? >> water symbolizes freedom. water symbolizes movement. part of what also is trying to be symbolized there is the fact that we, as
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